THE CABINET: Suit Followed

Secretary of State Stimson had an announcement for the Press last week. He had just cabled U. S. Ambassador Irwin B. Laughlin at Madrid to call at Spain's Foreign Office, extend formal recognition to the new Republic (see p. 20). Ambassador Laughlin, he added, will remain at Madrid, though officially accredited to the Court of Alfonso XIII. He acknowledged that, before acting, the U. S. had waited to see what Great Britain and France were going to do.

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